Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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EDCE 7551 - Human Relations Skills for a Multicultural Society


Provides for understanding of human relations skills for effective interpersonal communication. Focus on skill development, cultural, and value differences among ethnic, racial, religious, and other groups. These skills have generic application for helping professionals in educational, community, family, work, and leisure settings.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 2
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will achieve an increased awareness in goal-setting skills in order to plan his/her life in the desired direction.
  • The student will achieve an increased awareness of self and be able to appreciate his/her individual uniqueness.
  • The student will be able to identify effective communication skills and use them appropriately in an effort to function more effectively in his/her interpersonal relationships.
  • The student will gain an increased awareness of how to effectively recognize and manage stress.
  • The student will gain an increased awareness of the key elements involved in establishing and maintaining friendships and love relationships.
  • The student will gain an understanding of learning theory as it relates to relationships with others, as well as be able to recognize the key qualities essential in changing behavior patterns identified by the student as undesirable.
  • The student will have increased understanding of ethnic, religious, and other groups as related to the counseling field.
  • The student will understand some of the processes for identifying and prioritizing values, which is essential for establishing a lifestyle with meaning and purpose.
  • The student will understand the essential elements of dealing with interpersonal conflict in a constructive manner.
  • The student will understand the qualities necessary in establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.



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